Collected by David Barrineau
Praça do Império 1400-206 Lisboa, 1400-206 Lisboa, Portugal
Jerónimos Monastery, also known as the Hieronymites Monastery, or Mosteiro dos Jerónimos in Portuguese, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Lisbon. This stunning building took 100 years to build and it's no wonder once you experience the level of...
Av. Brasília, 1400-038 Lisboa, Portugal
Portugal was once one of the world's greatest seafaring nations and its discoverers mapped much of the New World. This tradition is celebrated, in Lisbon, by the Monument to the Discoveries (or Padrão dos Descobrimentos). This giant sculpture...
R. dos Arneiros, 1300-299 Lisboa, Portugal
In a tucked away corner of Lisboa, in the no-man’s land between the core of Lisboa and Belem, is the bustling new design and arts district, the cornerstone of which is the LX Factory. Set on movie-set looking ground of an old manufacturing...
Estrada de Monserrate, 2710-405 Sintra, Portugal
While the tourist hordes in beautiful Sintra, Portugal, are flocking to Pena Palace, head instead to Monserrate. The gardens here are massive and have been recently restored. We wandered here for hours without hardly seeing another person. The...
Tv. Merceeiras 27, 1100-348 Lisboa, Portugal
There are many things to love about the Memmo Alfama Hotel (clean, stylish design; various outdoor decks; an infinity pool overlooking the river; a friendly & attentive staff; a perfect hidden-away location in the atmospheric Alfama neighborhood),...
8800-504 Santo Estevão, Portugal
Staying at Fazenda Nova feels more like you're visiting a really cool friend's beach house rather than a boutique hotel. That isn't to say you won't receive all the amenities that one finds at a high-end boutique hotel (you most certainly will),...
Estrada Das Hortas, 7040-114 Arraiolos, Portugal
On the outskirts of the village of Arraiolos, sits an ultra-modern, super-cool boutique hotel run by two equally modern and cool Frenchmen. You could easily spend your time wandering the common areas admiring the multitude of objets d'art and...
Monsaraz, 7200, Portugal
On the eastern edge of Portugal in the Alentejo region sits the mountaintop village of Monsaraz. The village is cute and whitewash-pristine with a handful of shops, restaurants and a small medieval castle, but the main attraction are the views....
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